Oct 16, 2009

The Friday Shirk Report – October 16, 2009 | Volume 27

The Friday Shirk Report – October 16, 2009 | Volume 27

Welcome to the Friday Shirk Report where you will find 20 images, 10 articles and 5 videos from the previous week of sifting. Enjoy! 20 IMAGES – Don’t make me point to the sign – The strangest hairstyle I have seen this week month – Vintage Mini-Lighter cuff links. Sick. – Want to exceed your…

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Oct 15, 2009

The Bladeless Fan

The Bladeless Fan

From the makers of the $400+ vacuum with the big ball, comes the $300+ bladeless fan! Inventor James Dyson unveiled his latest product earlier this week. While the design aesthetic has garnered universal praise, the main focus has been on the audacious price given the times. Will people pay $300 for a 10″ oscillating fan?…

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Oct 13, 2009

The Largest Animal Ever

The Largest Animal Ever

The largest animal ever still exists today. Balaenoptera musculus more affectionately known as the Blue Whale dwarfs any living creature past or present (dinosaurs included). Below you will find a collection of facts about this magnificent mammal. We will also attempt to put its mind-boggling size and weight into perspective. SIZE MATTERS …

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Oct 12, 2009

The Smashing Pumpkins – 1979 | Lyrics, Audio and Music Video

The Smashing Pumpkins – 1979 | Lyrics, Audio and Music Video

Billy Corgan called it, “the closest we’ve ever come to realizing everything we wanted.” It was the Smashing Pumpkins’ highest-charting single, reaching number twelve on the Billboard Hot 100 and number one on the Mainstream Rock Tracks and on the Modern Rock Tracks charts. Did you know the video that had to be made and…

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Oct 9, 2009

The Friday Shirk Report – October 9, 2009 | Volume 26

The Friday Shirk Report – October 9, 2009 | Volume 26

Welcome to the Friday Shirk Report where you will find 20 images, 10 articles and 5 videos from the previous week of sifting. Enjoy! 20 IMAGES – The 90s – The Internet – It’s all about perspective – Johnny, Johnny, Johnny, Johnny, Whoops Johnny, Whoops Johnny… – Optical Illusion with Proof. It’s on the Nasa…

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Oct 8, 2009

Philips Carousel: Best Continuous Shot Ever?

Philips Carousel: Best Continuous Shot Ever?

Back in April, Stink Digital and Tribal DDB Amsterdam unleashed the fury with an incredible campaign for Philips’ Cinema 21:9 HD Television. Scoffing at conventional product launch wisdom (i.e., television commercials, print ads, repeat) Philips’ brand team put their eggs into the digital basket; creating a flashy micro site with dreams of deeper consumer engagement.…

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Oct 6, 2009

Industrial Renovation: The Gasometers of Vienna

Industrial Renovation: The Gasometers of Vienna

History of the Vienna Gas Tanks The Gasometers of Vienna date back to 1896 when Viennese authorities decided it was time to invest in large-scale gas and electric utilities. In just three years, the city built Europe’s largest gas plant (which included the four gasometers) and laid more than 500 km (300 miles) of gas…

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